I Love Myself When I Am Laughing...  And Then Again: A Zora Neale Hurston Reader by Zora Neale HurstonI Love Myself When I Am Laughing...  And Then Again: A Zora Neale Hurston Reader by Zora Neale Hurston

I Love Myself When I Am Laughing... And Then Again: A Zora Neale Hurston Reader

byZora Neale HurstonEditorAlice WalkerIntroduction byMary Helen Washington

Paperback | January 11, 1993

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The most prolific African-American woman author from 1920 to 1950, Hurston was praised for her writing and condemned for her independence, arrogance, and audaciousness. This unique anthology, with fourteen superb examples of her fiction, journalism, folklore, and autobiography, rightfully establishes her as the intellectual and spiritual leader of the next generation of black writers. The original commentary by Alice Walker and Mary Helen Washington, two African-American writers in theforefront of the Hurston revival, provide illuminating insights into Hurston-the writer, and the person-as well as into American social and cultural history. The most prolific African-American woman author from 1920 to 1950, Hurston was praised for her writing and condemned for her independence, arrogance, and audaciousness. This unique anthology, with fourteen superb examples of her fiction, journalism, folklore, and autobiography, rightfully establishes her as the intellectual and spiritual leader of the next generation of black writers. The original commentary by Alice Walker and Mary Helen Washington, two African-American writers in theforefront of the Hurston revival, provide illuminating insights into Hurston-the writer, and the person-as well as into American social and cultural history.
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was a novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist whose fictional and factual accounts of black heritage remain unparalleled. Her many books includeDust Tracks on a Road;Their Eyes Were Watching God;Jonah's Gourd Vine;Moses, Man of the Mountain;Mules and Men; andEvery Tongue Got to Confess. Alice Walker i...
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Title:I Love Myself When I Am Laughing... And Then Again: A Zora Neale Hurston ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:January 11, 1993Publisher:The Feminist Press At Cuny

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0912670665

ISBN - 13:9780912670669

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